Market Report; 18 November,2020
At the end of today’s trading session on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE).
A total of 6,626,200 shares in 725 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 209,901,361.00, were traded.
Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Tuesday, November 17), today’s data shows 53% decline in volume, 43% decline in turnover, and 8% decline in deals.
The current NSE market capitalization is KES 2.17 trillion.
In the aggregate, 40 NSE listed securities participated in trading, ending with 16 ✅gainers and 18 ?losers.
Olympia Capital Holdings [OCH] led the gainers with ✅6.95% share price appreciation closing at KES 2.00 per share, followed by:
✅Britam Holdings Plc [BRIT] (+3.31%)
✅Bamburi Cement Plc [BAMB] (+3.28%)
✅Kenya Re-Insurance Corporation [KNRE] (+2.38%).
On the losing side, Home Afrika Plc [HAFR] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of ?9.76% at KES 0.37 per share, followed by:
?Express Kenya Plc [XPRS] (-6.98%)
?Eveready East Africa Plc [EVRD] (-4.4%)
?Nation Media Group Plc [NMG] (-3.01%).
Safaricom Plc [SCOM] recorded the highest volume of 3 million traded shares, followed by:
➖Absa Bank Kenya Plc [ABSA] (942,100)
➖Kengen Plc [KEGN] (689,200)
➖Equity Group Holdings Plc [EQTY] (445,600).
➡️The benchmark NSE All Share Index [NASI] declined ?0.43 points to close at 144.08
➡️The NSE 20 Share Index gained ✅1.09 points to close at 1788.54
➡️The NSE 25 Share Index declined ?11.83 points to close at 3278.32
The derivatives market of the Nairobi Securities Exchange had no contracts concluded in today’s trading session.
Secondary trading of bonds on the Nairobi Securities Exchange posted a moderate decline in turnover during today’s trading session, with bonds worth Kes 2.37 billion transacted in 42 deals against the Kes 2.61 billion worth of bonds transacted in the previous trading session.